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Process Control Engineer

Job no: 498118
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine

MMG Limited is a publicly-listed global base metal mining company recognised as a leading producer of copper and zinc. As an international business, MMG strives to create an inclusive culture by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate.

MMG’s Dugald River Mine is a world-class zinc-lead-silver deposit located in north-west Queensland.  The operation has been in commercial production for only 18 months hence is still relatively new thus represents a fantastic career opportunity for an eager, enthusiastic and highly motivated control engineer to join the team and facilitate the growth and improvement of a system in its infancy.

Reporting to the Superintendent – Processing Support, you will be responsible for the ongoing maintenance and optimisation of the SCADA/PLC system to support site operations and ensure process control functionality is of the highest quality.  You will be pivotal to ensuring the control system architecture is maintained across site for additions, changes and improvements.

To be successful in this role, you will possess an intimate knowledge of Process Control System (PCS) architecture, a strong customer focus with sound communication skills, impeccable attention to detail and a thorough understanding of PCS optimisation. In addition, demonstrated experience with Wonderware System Platform (SCADA), Schneider M series PLC’s, UnityPro language, control loop tuning, alarm management, analysing/managing control system performance and experience within an operating concentrator will be highly regarded. A relevant tertiary qualification and a valid drivers licence are essential.

This role will be based on a 9/6, 4/3, 4/2 roster, drive in drive out (DIDO) from Cloncurry or Mt Isa or fly in fly out (FIFO) from Townsville or Brisbane. Relocation support will be available for successful candidates who reside outside of the points of hire.

Remuneration for the role includes a competitive base salary and annual bonus.

On-site accommodation at Dugald River is fully air-conditioned en-suite rooms and includes meal service and room cleaning. The village features communal media facilities including Telstra 4G coverage and WiFi access for online streaming services, onsite Medical Centre, sporting court, swimming pool and gym facilities.

As a company, we strive for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity.

If you share MMG’s values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the application closing date.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised closing date and all applicants must apply directly to MMG to be considered. We will not be accepting submissions from recruitment agencies on this occasion.

To hear more about what it’s like to work at MMG, we encourage you to visit our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/MMGMediaUpload/playlists

Persons of Kalkadoon heritage and other local Indigenous are encouraged to apply.

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time


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